BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructors Aboriginal Early Childhood Education

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Monday, May 14, 2018
Resume Review: Monday, May 28, 2018
Position Start Date: September 2018 or January 2019
Salary: $6,436.80 per course
Contact: Leah Garcia-Gray
Email: hr@nvit.bc.ca
Phone: 250-378-3308
Fax: 250-378-3332
Address: NVIT
4155 Belshaw St.
Merritt, BC, V1K 1R1
NVIT is BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute. As a leader in Indigenous post-secondary education and a fully accredited member of BC's post-secondary education system, we provide a comprehensive range of programs up to the degree level at our campuses in Merritt and Burnaby. NVIT also delivers programs online and in Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia. Join a growing and innovative institution committed to making a difference in Indigenous education and communities. With an institutional mission to empower learners by strengthening voice and identity through education, NVIT employees honour an atmosphere embedded in Indigenous culture and traditions while cultivating an environment founded on learner centred principles that promote student recruitment, engagement and achievement.

Job Description:

NVIT anticipates the need for term instructors to teach the following courses at the Merritt campus and invites applications from qualified individuals.

FALL 2018 – September - December

AECE 102 – Early Years Development                                   

SPRING 2019 – January - April

AECE 104 – Early Years Development II

AECE 148 – Introductory Practicum

Course offerings are subject to sufficient student enrolment.


  • possess a Master’s Degree in a related field;\experience in classroom teaching and learning practices with Aboriginal adult learners;

  • strong connections and roots within Aboriginal / First Nations communities;

  • excellent teaching and human relations skills - faculty members are expected to contribute positively to the life of the school and community; and

  • demonstrated understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing.

As an Indigenous centre for excellence, NVIT inspires learners to strengthen community.

NVIT gives high priority to Aboriginal candidates. All applicants should be experienced in working with Aboriginal people.